SBS’s medical reporting goes up in smoke

A recent article on vaping for The Feed SBS broke almost all the rules for good medical reporting including not seeking independent comments from experts with opposing views, focusing on the potential risks and ignoring the benefits of the intervention and referencing animal studies as if they are valid for humans. Colin Mendelsohn from ATHRA suggests it is not surprising that Australians are confused about the risks from vaping when unbridled misinformation is published unchecked. Continue Reading

Two tales of a Perth festival

On the 6th of January 2019, The West Australian Newspaper published two pieces by the same author regarding the Fremantle Falls Festival. The first was an ‘expose’ about apparent rampant drug use at the Festival. It constructs those who use… Continue Reading